Ohio HOSA, Inc.

Phone: 614-638-5501
Ohio HOSA Weekly Newsletter
In This Issue

Final Details - Cavs -
Ohio HOSA Educational Program

Membership Deadline

Regional Competitive Events Sign Up Open

2020-21 State Officer Application Available

Dress Code Guidelines & Expectations

A special thank you to all advisors, chaperones and your students for making the 2019 Fall Leadership Conference a huge success! The state officers were proud to host over 650 attendees as they learned about " The Ripple Effect" and how members can make a positive difference in their schools and communities.
We were honored to have Jason Huff, Chair-Elect of the National HOSA, Inc. Board of Directors bring remarks along with Doug Wolf, HOSA 100 member, as he shared his story of donating a kidney to his mother. The keynote address and a workshop were presented by Rhett Laubach from Oklahoma.

Have a great week and we encourage you to review the upcoming deadlines and opportunities for your members.

Jim Scott, Ohio HOSA State Advisor 

November 6, 2019
Regional Competitive Events Sign Up Opens

November 14, 2019
Cleveland Cavs/Ohio HOSA Educational Event

November 15, 2019
Ohio HOSA, Inc. Board of Directors Meeting

December 12, 2019
Competitive Events Committee Meeting

December 20, 2019
2020-21 State Officer Intent to Serve Forms Due

January 1, 2020
First Semester Membership Deadline

January 5, 2020
Regions 1,2,3,6,7 Competitive Events Close
FINAL Details: Cavs-Ohio HOSA
2019 Fall Leadership Conference
Date: Thursday, November 14, 2019
Time: See attached letter
Location: Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse, Cleveland

Please click on the following link to see Security regulations in regard to Permitted and Prohibited Items.

Important Reminder: Membership Dues
Affiliation applications for state and national levels must be submitted to National HOSA no later than January 1 if the student is enrolled in the fall semester; spring enrollees must be affiliated by March 1 or within thirty (30) days of the beginning of a program initiated during the spring semester. Dues must be paid prior to competing in regional competitions. 
Note: There are only 5 weeks left until the Christmas Holiday Break. Be certain to sign up your members before the holidays.
Regional Events Sign Up
It is time to begin registering your students for regional competitions. Please note the closing date for registering for your respective regional events. Attached is a listing of the schools that comprise each region. We continue to have new chapters each year added to our association. If your chapter is not listed on the attachment please excuse the oversight and contact the State Advisor to find out your region.

Sign Up Closes for:
Region 1, 2, 3, 6 and 7: January 5, 2020
Region 4, 5: February 1, 2020

Note: Please observe the above deadlines in order to allow ample time for planning, organizing and securing supplies for your regional event.

Who can compete? Any HOSA member who has affiliated and dues are paid by January 1, 2020.

How many events can a member compete in? Members may compete in one team or individual competitive event.

How many competitors may a chapter have? Each chapter is allowed to enter up to three individuals in individual events and up to three teams in team events.

Questions about the location and schedule should be directed to your regional captain.

Direct all questions regarding eligibility, registration, and guidelines to the State Advisor.

2020-21 State Officer Application Process
Do you have members who are ready to lead Ohio HOSA?

Ohio HOSA is looking for members who are ready to provide leadership at the state level and serve as a member of the 2020-21 State Officer Team. Click on the below buttons to access the required forms and share with your members.

Key dates include:
December 20, 2019 - Intent to Serve Form mailed to the State Advisor
January 23, 2020 - State Officer Application and the local Advisor Recommendation Form mailed to the State Advisor
February 29, 2020 - State Officer Interviews, Columbus

Specific details, expectations, and a calendar of event dates for 2020-21 school year are enclosed in the below attachments. Please contact me as questions may arise.
Dress Code Guidelines and Expectations
As your students prepare for upcoming competitions and events, it may be a good reminder to share with them the guidelines and expectations in regard to what is appropriate and what is not appropriate to wear to the activity.
Send an email to Jim Scott to sign up another teacher or your administrators that may benefit from this weekly newsletter.
Ohio HOSA, Inc.

Phone: 614-638-5501